ELPAT Specialty Update Symposium

Living donor kidney exchange: Medical, Ethical, Legal, and Psychological Issues

09:00 – 12:50     ELPAT Specialty Update Symposium

CHAIRS: Annette Lennerling, Gothenburg, Sweden
              Willem Weimar, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

09:00    Is it unethical for doctors to encourage healthy adults to donate a kidney to a stranger?     
            Antonia Cronin, London, United Kingdom
09:30    Unspecified donors and domino-paired chains                 
            Willij Zuidema, Rotterdam, The Netherlands 
10:00    Acceptability of public solicitation, the role of social media        
            Mihaela Frunza, Cluj, Romania 
10:30 - 10:40     Q&A


10:40 – 11:10    Coffee Break


11:10    The legal debate on anonymous donation 
            Leonie Lopp, Münster, Germany
11:40    Psychological outcomes after unspecified donation                          
            Hannah Maple, London, United Kingdom
12:10    Ethical and practical Issues of breaking anonymity                                            
            Linda Wright, Toronto, Canada 

12:40 - 12:50    Q&A




ELPAT in pills:
Ethical, Legal, and Psychosocial Aspects of organ Transplantation (ELPAT) is a European platform that brings continuity and progress in European research and dialogue on ethical, legal, and psychosocial aspects of organ donation and transplantation.

Provides a forum for discussion about ethical, legal, and psychosocial problems and questions related to donation and transplantation; Organizes regular, international open and invitational conferences.

To increase the knowledge, understanding, and skills to implement a successful living kidney exchange program.

Target audience:
Nephrologists, surgeons, psychologists, social workers, transplant coordinators, nurse practitioners


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